Do you know a child who loves science? I do! My son has loved science for years and his STEM toys and activities are his favorites. As a mom and former Kindergarten teacher, I love these toys and my son never gets bored with them. We own many of these toys that both of my kids love playing with, that’s one thing I love about STEM toys is boys and girls of all ages will enjoy playing with them. I’ve created a gift guide- 21 of the best STEM toys for kids. This gift guide is perfect for birthdays, Christmas and other special occasions.
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What are STEM Toys?
Are you asking this question, you might be asking if you are unfamiliar with them, but I bet you probably have some in your home. STEM toys are educational toys that are based on science, technology, engineering and math. Do you have any LEGOS? MegaBloks? Building Blocks? Robot? All of those popular toys are STEM toys. Most of these STEM toys have been gifted to my 6 year old son (the rest is on his list), but my 4 year old daughter loves them just as much.
21 of the Best STEM Toys for Kids
Educational Insights GeoSafari Jr. My First Microscope STEM Toy for Preschoolers– This microscope is durable and very kid friendly. The kids love the light on it and check out so many things with their microscope.
Marble Run Set 105 Pcs – Construction Building Blocks Toys Game for 4 5 6 7 Year Old Boys Girls Kids– A Marble Run is something the kids will never get bored with because every time they play with it, they can build it in a new way and use different pieces. It’s great for family fun when you build a super big marble run and use up all the pieces.
PicassoTiles 100 Piece Set 100pcs Magnet Building Tiles Clear Magnetic 3D Building Blocks Construction Playboards, Creativity beyond Imagination, Inspirational, Recreational, Educational Conventional– If your child loves to build, these are a must. At first we had a small set and it was pretty boring, which is why I recommend the targe set. These blocks are really fun to build with and the creativity is endless.
Code and Go Robot Mouse
Gears! Gears! Gears! Dizzy Fun Land Motorized Gear Set
Botley The Coding Robot Activity Set
Fisher Price Think & Learn Code-a-Pillar Toy
Little Tikes Stem Jr. Wonder Lab Toy with Experiments for Kids
Learning Resources Beaker Creatures Liquid Reactor Super Lab
VIAHART Brain Flakes 500 Pieces Interlocking Plastic Disc Set
STEM Learning Toy Engineering Construction Building Blocks
Basic Fun Build-a-Bot Unicorn Robotics Kit
Scientific Explorer Magic Science for Wizards Only Kit
The Magic School Bus- Chemistry Lab
Mega Fossil Dig Kit
Green Kids Crafts, Nocturnal Animals Discovery Box
STEM Discover Boxes Subscription
Circuit Games & Gadgets Electronics Lab
3Doodler Make Your Own HEXBUG Creature 3D Pen Set
K’Nex Educational STEM Explorations
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